Are you a descendant of Peter VANNATA?He left a Will in Sussex Co., VA. in 1790. He's said to have been a son of Emmanuel Van Etten.Here's a transcript of Peter's Will (found on website for Sussex Co., N.J.):
VANNATTA, Peter Sr. of Oxford. 492S - W. 22 Feb 1790; Filed 22 Jun 1790. Wife: Not named. Sons: Peter, Benjamin (possibly dec'd) and Samuel. Daughters: Eldest dau, Tonica, Ann w/o Jacob KISER, Margaret, Hannah w/o Joseph COPLIN (Coslin?) and Mary w/o Jacob SIGLER. Others: Peter VANNATTA s/o Samuel. Executors: Mary SIGLER and Peter VANNATTA. Witnesses: Isaac LAROWE, Thomas HAYES an Margaret HAYES.
I'm trying to locate information on this son named Peter Vannatta.I'm wondering if he might have been the same Peter Vannatta who married Rebecca Starrett in Lincoln Co., N.C.